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Oldest snake fossils discovered in museum

Oldest fossils found in London museum kick off quest for snakes with legs

  • Jan 27th, 2015

Part IV: Drugs, Alcohol and Mental Health Problems – Which Came First?

Alcohol and marijuana (or cannabis) are the substances most used by B.C. teenagers, writes Dr. David Smith.

Part V: Eating Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Dr. David Smith looks at the effects and symptoms of deadly illnesses like bulimia and anorexia nervosa.

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Squamish, B.C. named to New York Times’ best travel for 2015 (with VIDEO)

Squamish and Quebec City were the only Canadian cities on the Times' 'To Do' list for 2015, which totalled 52 cities and destinations.

Lieutenant Governor sponsors youth environment program

Grants available for teachers, youth educators to provide hands-on experience with community ecosystem projects

2015 begins: Shanghai tragedy, fireworks elsewhere

Shanghai stampede kills dozens as glittery fireworks, parties elsewhere mark 2015

  • Dec 31st, 2014

Part III: Youth Dealing with Depression

We all feel sad from time-to-time – it's a normal and appropriate response to disappointment and loss.

  • Dec 19th, 2014

Canada man finds woman for free trip around world

Canadian man finds woman with ex-girlfriend's name for free trip around the world

  • Dec 17th, 2014

Canada’s image makeover in Washington

Canada in Washington: An image makeover for the friendly neighbour

  • Dec 17th, 2014

Part II: Fear Not – There is Help for Children and Youth with Anxiety

Everyone has times of feeling anxious, scared or fearful. Without it, we would never have survived as humans, writes Dr. David Smith.

National pastimes dominate news: study

Hockey and weather coverage set Canada's news media apart, study suggests

  • Dec 16th, 2014

Not Everyone Likes Every Place They Travel To, You Know…

Reddit users have uploaded their list of most disappointing destinations, with Vegas, Athens, Jamaica, and Cairo featuring in the choices.

Finalists for B.C. Non-Fiction Prize

Rape, referendum, climate change among topics of B.C. Non-Fiction finalists

  • Dec 10th, 2014

Part I: Mental Health for Children and Youth – How to Get the Help You Need

Dr. David Smith says 13 per cent of B.C. youth experience a mental health issue every year – 83,700 children under age 19.

Ebola fighters named Time Person of the Year

Ebola fighters named 2014 Person of the Year by Time magazine

  • Dec 10th, 2014

VIDEO: How To Cook Lobster, by Matt Dean Pettit

The author of a new cookbook on Canada's favourite crustaceans gives a quick how-to demo from his Toronto restaurant.

Self-harm numbers way up among teens

New report says hospitalizations for self-harm way up among teens

  • Nov 18th, 2014

Survey finds people text and drive knowing dangers

Survey finds most people aware of dangers of texting and driving, yet many do it anyway

  • Nov 5th, 2014

VIDEO: Destination BC’s new ad campaign promotes province’s ‘Wild Within’

In a new, 3-minute YouTube video, B.C.'s tourism bureau kicks off its Super, Natural British Columbia campaign...

Lt. Governor joins call to adopt (with video)

"What I never knew is how much they would take care of me," Judith Guichon says of her experience raising four adopted children